Regional Arts Programme
Through our network of strategic partners in the SADC region and financed by the SDC through the ANT Mobility Fund, we facilitate creative connections, collaborations, sharing and circulating of new work across national borders. These are some of the recent projects and recipients supported by the Regional Arts Programme.
At the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Stary Mwaba (Zambia) will host a professional art practice workshop, the first in a series of four week-long workshops scheduled throughout the year.
Visual artist Alexandre Kyungu Mwilambwe (DRC) will spend a month at the Bag Factory Artist’ Studios on residency for his project J’Habite La Terre.
Malagasy dancer and choreographer Julie Larisoa will take part in the site-specific multi-disciplinary ReRouting Arts Festival in Pietermaritzburg.
Madagascan dancers Géraldine Leong Sang and Lovatiana Erica Rakotobe will travel to Harare on a research residency for their project Ndao hiara handihy.
Dancers from Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Mozambique will take part in performances and a SADC roundtable dialogue during the My Body My Space public arts festival in Mpumalanga.
Trixie Munyama (Namibia) and Themba Mbuli (South Africa) collaborate on SOLD TOO!, a performance art piece exploring the 20 skulls of Herero/Nama people that were returned to Namibia.
João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga (South Africa) embarks on an experimental audio recording residency on both sides of the Congo River in Kinshasa and Brazzavillea.
Performing arts professionals from Maputo, Dar es Salaam and Harare join up with other international practitioners for a series of Live Art Workshops and presentations lead by Jay Pather at the Institute for Creative Arts in Cape Town.
Christensen Mapuranga, Chipo Mawarire and Tinashe Tafirenyika from Arts Hub Zimbabwe will travel to Nafasi Art Space in Tanzania to exchange ideas and experiences on how to organise creative groups and multi-disciplinary projects.